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Amazon Says eBook Sales Surpass Printed Books

May 20, 2011 8:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon.com on Thursday said that, after less than four years of selling electronic books, it's now selling more of them than printed books.

Amazon to Sell Cheaper Kindle with On-Screen Ads

April 12, 2011 8:19 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon.com is dropping the price on its Kindle e-reader, but the change comes with a trade-off: On-screen ads.

AT & T Brings Kindle to Retail Stores

February 28, 2011 6:48 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T today announced that it will begin selling Amazon's Kindle 3G eReaders in AT&T retail stores nationwide...

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Kindle Does Well, Amazon Disappoints on High Expectations

January 28, 2011 7:08 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Amazon failed to meet lofty expectations set by analysts for its fourth-quarter earnings...

Amazon Tools Apps for Windows, Android Tablets

January 4, 2011 7:30 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Amazon today announced that Kindle apps will be tailored specifically for Android- and Windows-based tablets...

Barnes & Noble Claims 20% of eBook Market

November 30, 2010 6:13 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Barnes & Noble holds one-fifth of the eBook market, according to the company’s second-quarter earnings report today.

Publishers to Get 70% of Sales on Kindle Device

November 9, 2010 7:32 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon.com said Monday it will start paying publishers more when they sell magazines and newspapers on its Kindle electronic reader.

Amazon Goes after Apple's iPad in New Kindle Ad

September 15, 2010 8:02 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Amazon.com is rolling up its sleeves in its fight to convince consumers that its Kindle electronic reader is better than competing devices such as Apple's iPad...

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Staples to Offer Amazon Kindle

August 31, 2010 8:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Office supplies retailer Staples will become the second third-party retailer to carry the Amazon Kindle after it launches the device early this fall...

Subsidized Kindle? Maybe, Maybe Not

August 3, 2010 11:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Will subsidized eReaders hit the market? Maybe, but then again, maybe not.

Amazon Launches New Kindle Devices

July 29, 2010 8:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Amazon launched a new version of it Kindle reading device, as well as a $139 Wi-Fi only version.

Amazon: eBook Sales Surpass Hardcovers

July 20, 2010 8:32 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It appears that a lower price point for eReaders is stimulating dramatic growth in eBook  sales.

Amazon.com Offers New Lower-Priced Kindle DX

July 2, 2010 7:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday it is introducing a new version of its higher-end Kindle at a lower price...

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No Color Kindle Anytime Soon

May 26, 2010 7:51 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Amazon.com is keeping its Kindle eReader as far from the iPad as possible.

Kindle App Coming this Summer to Android

May 18, 2010 7:57 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Amazon.com today announced that Android users soon will enjoy the Kindle App on their devices.

Amazon Adds Twitter, Facebook Sharing to Kindle

April 29, 2010 8:06 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Kindle users soon will be able to share book passages with their online communities like Twitter and Facebook.

Amazon Reports Strong First Quarter

April 23, 2010 8:19 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Amazon reported a strong first quarter late yesterday, and still shares of the company dropped by 6 percent in early morning trading...

Amazon Kindle Goes Brick-and-Mortar

April 22, 2010 8:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Target today announced that its stores will begin selling the Kindle, Amazon's popular eReader.

iPad Release: No Worries for Amazon

April 6, 2010 12:42 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

 Amazon can use the iPad to boost book sales through its Kindle platform

Kindle App Available for iPad

April 5, 2010 7:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

As expected, Amazon wasted no time in getting its content on the iPad.

Panelists Bullish on eBooks, eReaders

March 31, 2010 11:57 am | by Monica Alleven | Articles | Comments

 Even while Apple prepares to start selling the Wi-Fi model of the iPad starting this weekend – which some might consider an eReader killer – experts on a Webinar panel today see nothing but growth for the eBook and eReader market at large. 

iPad Could Be Kindle's First Big Threat in E-books

March 30, 2010 8:12 am | by Rachel Metz, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Amazon.com, could get its biggest threat Saturday, when Apple releases its iPad multimedia tablet.

Amazon Launches Kindle App for BlackBerry

February 18, 2010 7:02 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Amazon.com today introduced "Kindle for BlackBerry," a new application available as a free download from Amazon.com.

Amazon Accepts Macmillan's Demands

February 1, 2010 7:27 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Last Thursday, Macmillan CEO John Sargent gave Amazon an ultimatum on pricing for its eBook titles.

Bits & Bytes - From Hardcovers to E-Readers

January 31, 2010 8:20 pm | Articles | Comments

Wireless Week collected some numbers about one of the industry’s hottest sectors.

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